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VOLUME 107 ISSUE 74 WWW.ALLIGATOR.ORG WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 9, 2013 Today We Inform. You Decide.Not officially associated with the University of Florida Published by Campus Communications, Inc. of Gainesville, Florida Professors stress about job rankingsCareerCast.coms list also included audiologist and seamstress/tailor as worryfree professions, pg. 8. Guard Kenny Boynton and Florida host Georgia to begin SEC play at 7 p.m. in the ODome. Read the story on page 13.Former city commissioner announces candidacy for mayorHe is now the seventh candidate, pg 5. Fire Rescue gives residents chance to feel the heat 79 /60 FORECAST 2 OPINIONS 6 CLASSIFIEDS 10 CROSSWORD 11 SPORTS 13 Alligator File Photo / Lauren TroncosoUF President Bernie Machen, seen here speaking in October at the BEAT Lousiana State University T-shirt distribution, is not stepping down from his position at this time. ADMINISTRATION CHRIS ALCANTARA JULIA GLUM SAMANTHA SHAVELLAlligator Staff WritersThe search has been suspended: President Bernie Machen isnt leaving UF right now. This decision comes after requests from Gov. Rick Scott and UF Board of Trustees Chairman David Brown, according to a statement released Tuesday afternoon. President Machen has earned a reputation for visionary thinking and has a record as a change agent, Scott said in the statement. I have asked him to continue his service as president, and I look forward to working with him, the Board of Governors and the Board of Trustees on this effort to realize a new vision for higher education in Florida. Brown referenced the university administrations goal to move UF into the top 10 public universities as ranked by U.S. News and World Report. UF currently ranks No. 17 among public universities. Making UF a top 10 university has been my highest priority over the course of my tenure at the University of Florida, Machen, who ment. Now we stand at a crossroads where we have the potential to make giant strides. I have been effort, and I am pleased to do so. Those involved with the presidential search were set to interview candidates this weekend. I can see why the governor would want him to stay, said Student Body President Tj Villamil. I think its a compliment to Bernie and all the great things hes done. Faculty Senate Chair Cheri Brodeur said UF has become a better university with Machens ideas. Its the right thing to do at this time, she said. You need a strong president to move up. A new president coming in would take a while to get up to speed, and we wont have to do that with President Machen. Gainesville Mayor Craig Lowe agreed that the news was great. I hope that it would be matched by a commitment on the part of the state to fund the University of Bernie Machen will stay as university presidentSEE BERNIE, PAGE 4 MARJORIE NUNEZAlligator Contributing WriterNumerically, diversity on UFs campus has remained consistent over the last few years. However, a recently published study found colleges nationwide are becoming increasingly segregated. Research presented Friday at the annual American Economic Association meeting illustrated the diversity slowdown. The research, which studied about 40 years of data from most colleges in the U.S., found that segregation on college campuses isnt dropping as quickly as it did in the 1960s and 1970s. It also found have been reducing segregation. Florida is one of the states that does the research report. UFs Director of Intercultural Engagement Jarrod Cruz said the university does not have a diversity quota to meet but does work within the states government policy. He said UF strives to be inclusive and appealing to a variety of students. We consider ourselves to be one of the most diverse universities in the Cruz said. According to the universitys Fall 2012 enrollment summary, about 58 percent of the 32,776 undergraduate students are white. Hispanic students made up about 18 percent. Black or AfricanAmerican students, Asian students and Study shows colleges faltering diversity rates DEVON ABELMANAlligator Contributing WriterTurlington coupon books will no longer need to be thrown in the trash. Instead, they can be recycled into bags to hold groceries as part of a new initiative to make Alachua County greener. On Monday, Alachua County Waste Management announced new items for the countys curbside recycling program. The additions include paperback items, such as books and school workbooks, that can be disposed into county-provided orange bins. Gable top cartons, used to hold juices and milks, and aseptic cartons, which hold nonrefrigerated liquids, can now be placed in blue bins for plastics, according to a waste management press release. Residents can start recycling these items immediately through the curbside program or at rural collection centers. Milton Towns, a waste collection manager for Alachua County Public Works Waste Management Division, said the county worked with the curbside recycling program, the SP Recycling Southeast LLC and WCA Waste Corporation to expand the recyclable items accepted for waste collection. We try to look at what kind of items in our garbage we can pull out rather easily, he said. All the new recyclable items will contribute to other paper products such as grocery bags and rolled paper, Towns said. The programs worked with processors and stable market to send the gable top and aseptic cartons. New processes in the production of paperback books lead to the addition of those items, he said.County adds new recyclable items to curbside programSEE DIVERSITY, PAGE 4 We try to look at what kind of items in our garbage we can pull out rather easily.Milton Townswaste collection manager

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News Today Subscription Rate: Full Year (All Semesters) $100The Independent Florida Alligator is a student newspaper serving the University of Florida, pubThe Alligator The Alligator is The Alligator VOLUME 107 ISSUE 74 ISSN 0889-2423 The Alligator The Alligator 2, ALLIGATOR WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 9, 2013 FORECAST WHATS HAPPENING?Free English classes at library Anyone in the community who would like to practice conversational English is invited to come Tuesdays from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. through April 16. Classes will be held at the Alachua County Public Library Millhopper Branch, 3145 NW 43rd St. Contact info@latinawomensleague. org or 352-262-6601 with any questions. Improv company auditions Auditions for the new improv group, Much Ado about The Doris, aka MAD about The Doris, will be held at 4 p.m. Sunday at The Doris, 716 N. Main St. Some improv experience would be good for those auditioning, but all are welcome. The audition will consist of improv exercises and games. The company will perform around the community. For more information, call Sidney Homan at 352378-9166 or email shakes@ ufl.edu. Hippodrome Cinema shows foreign films A festival favorite, The Loneliest Planet follows a couple on their backpacking trip through the Caucasus Mountains and explores the unexpectedly huge reper cussions of a momentary misstep. The Other Son tells the story of two young men one Israeli, the other Palestinian who learn they were switched at birth and must reassess their identities. Both films will run until Jan. 17. Find show times at thehipp.org/cinema, call 352-375-HIPP for tickets and head to 25 SE Second Place to see the films. OAS Peer Mentor applications available The Office of Academic Support (OAS) offers academic and personal enrichment services to UF students. It primarily serves first-generation students and students considered economically, educationally or culturally disadvantaged. OAS peer mentors play a key role in the goal to provide an encouraging and welcoming environment for incoming students. Peer mentors help incoming first-generation students transition from high school to college. Applications are due Jan. 25 by 5 p.m. in Little Hall 311. Visit the website to access the application and browse a detailed description of duties: www.oas.aa.ufl. edu/student-positions.aspx. Latina Womens League to offer citizenship classes The league will hold free citizenship classes from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Thursdays from Feb. 7 to March 28 at the Alachua County Public Library Millhopper Branch, ters of women who took it. In addition, no medical records show the mother of the four women in the Boston case took DES, he said, or that if she did take it, that it was made by Eli Lilly. DES was not patented and was made by many companies at the time. The sisters case is the first to go to trial out of scores of similar claims filed in Boston and around the country. They are seeking unspecified damages. A total of 51 women have DES lawsuits pending in U.S. District Court in Boston against more than a dozen companies that made or marketed the drug. DES, or diethylstilbestrol, was prescribed to millions of pregnant women over three decades to prevent miscar riages, premature births and other problems. It was taken off the market in the early 1970s, after it was linked to a rare vaginal cancer in women whose mothers used DES. Studies later showed the drug did not prevent miscar riages. The Melnick sisters, who grew up in Tresckow, Pa., say they all developed breast cancer in their 40s after their mother took DES while pregnant. Their lawyer, Aaron Levine, told the jury their mother did not take DES while pregnant with a fifth sister, and that sister has not developed breast cancer. What are the odds of that happening in nature if DES wasnt the culprit? Levine said. The companies that make DES argue no firm link has been established between breast cancer and the drug. THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Got something going on? Want to see it in this space? Send an email with Whats Happening in the subject line to jglum@alligator.org. To ensure publication in the next days newspaper, please submit the event before 5 p.m. Please model your submissions after above events. Improperly formatted Whats Happening submissions may not appear in the paper. Press releases will not appear in the paper. 3145 NW 43rd St. This is not an English class. For more info, email info@latinawomensleague.org, or call 352-378-9787. Life planning discussion at library next week The Adam Roark of the Roark Law Firm and Ryan Z. Westerburg of Merrill Lynch Wealth Management will host a free and open discussion about wills, trusts, living wills, financial planning and the other steps you can take to reduce the burdens created by the death or incapacity of a loved one. The discussion will include what happens if someone passes away or becomes incapacitated in Florida and also touch on things parents should have in place for their children. Refreshments and a life planning binder will be provided, and a questionand-answer session will follow the talk, which will take place from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. on Jan. 15 at the Millhopper Branch Library, 3145 NW 43rd St. Fast-food robbery suspect returns to eat, gets nabbed PONTIAC, Mich. Officials say a suspected robber of a suburban Detroit restaurant who apparently returned months later to get some food is under arrest after being recognized by employees. The Oakland County sheriffs department says workers at a McDonalds in Pontiac spotted the 40-year-old man Saturday in the drive-thru. Sheriffs deputies responded and took the Pontiac man into custody. He was being held at the Oakland County Jail pending charges. The robbery happened Oct. 5. THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Mass. women say pregnancy drug caused cancer BOSTON Eli Lilly and Co. failed to test a drugs effect on fetuses before promoting it as a way to prevent miscarriages, a lawyer charged Tuesday in opening statements in a trial over whether four sisters breast cancer was caused by medication their mother took during pregnancy in the 1950s. A lawyer for Eli Lilly told the jury there is no evidence the synthetic estrogen known as DES causes breast cancer in the daugh-PARTLY CLOUDY 78/56 SUNDAY SATURDAY PARTLY CLOUDY 78/57 SUNNY 81/57 FRIDAY THURSDAY PARTLY CLOUDY 79/58 PARTLY CLOUDY 79/60 TODAY

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others each comprised about 8 percent. These numbers only vary slightly with Fall 2010s enrollment summary. In Fall 2008, the numbers showed white and black students accounted for a higher percentage of the undergraduate population. About 63 percent of the 34,654 undergraduate students were white, and about 10 percent were black or African-American. students, Cruz said. Industrial and systems engineering junior Ranjit Vadlamannati, 19, said he thinks basing acceptance fair. said. Christina Chang, a 21-year-old zoology junior and president of the Chinese American Student people. an, Hispanic, African-American and some religious group organizations around campus regularly. Student organizations that are multicultural She said she believes segregation is not the prominent issue but rather the fact that discrimination and prejudice in schools still exist. People who want to continue their education dont JENNA LYONSAlligator Contributing WriterMichael William Kriesel dreamed of saving the wolves out west. He was one step closer to his goal after completing College Teaching Zoo. His classmates said they never saw the guy without Kriesel died Sunday morning when his car veered off Interstate 95 and crashed into the concrete base of a highway sign. Authorities pronounced him dead at the scene. He was 22. Joseph Cambareri, Kriesels best friend, said Kriesel left at about noon Saturday for Florida after spending the holiday with his family in New York. Cambareri said he believes Kriesel drove for about 17 hours without sleeping and may have fallen asleep at the wheel. Cambareri and Kriesel met at an audition for Les years ago and have been friends ever since. The two shared a love for a capella music, but they didnt always see eye to eye on movies. Kriesel liked to watch fun. Before attending Santa Fe, Kriesel lived in Syracuse, N.Y. He graduated from Fayetteville-Manlius High School in 2008 with Cambareri. Later, he studied at the at Potsdam before working at a dog training business. Kriesel was one of about 120 students enrolled in the zoo animal technology program at Santa Fe, said Jonathan Miot, director of the teaching zoo. After his death, Kriesels classmates met Sunday night to light candles and share stories of experiences in the program with him. We all really admired his a 35-year-old student in the program. He was just that He was a good student. He was always eager to Kriesel. The thing I remember most is that he always Kriesel always had a sense of adventure, Cambareri recalled, saying he remembered when the two went cliff jumping with friends and when they set off a Fourth of July celebration last year. Kriesel is survived by his parents, two older sisters and a younger brother. A funeral is scheduled for Kriesel on Friday at Immaculate Conception Parish in Fayetteville, N.Y. Cambareri started a Facebook page in Kriesels honor. As of press time, the page had about 700 likes. Cambereri said he wouldnt forget Kriesels signature voice. When he talked, it didnt he said. When he talked, I 4, ALLIGATOR Courtesy to the AlligatorMichael William Kriesel, 22, died in a car accident Sun day morning after his car crashed into the concrete base of a highway sign on Interstate 95. Santa Fe student dies in I-95 car wreck TEXT 274637 WITH TIPS. KATHRYN VARNAlligator WriterGainesville Police is looking for a man connected to a Monday night robbery at a KanAvenue. At about 11:20 p.m. Monday, the man walked into the gas station, on the 900 block Ben Tobias. The man stole the money from the cash on Northwest 10th Street. the man, Tobias said. He added that the man waited for all the stores customers to leave before he walked up to the cashier. be 20 to 30 years old with short, brown hair. A surveillance video showed the man walking into the store wearing a black cap, nis shoes during the robbery. If you have any information about this 274637. Contact Kathryn Varn at kvarn@alligator.org.Kangaroo robber hops from policeC AMPUS LAURA HOGANAlligator Contributing Writerhibit Tuesday featuring the work of New York The artwork collection, called Between becoming an artist and being of college age, The portraits feature artists, including many of Sistos own students, Vigilante said. day in Fine Arts Building B, where shell discuss her career. Sistos exhibit will run through Feb. 1, Vigilante said. lery and the Grinter Gallery, will also open new exhibits this week. All three galleries will be open to the public Friday for a reception from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., Vigilante said. Grinters display, called Traces of Ink and The Focus Gallery, which opens today, feaa 23-year-old second-year museum studies graduate student. The exhibit is about the end of the world, she said. Theres a variety of artists that are involved, which means that its a variety of work inUF art galleries receive new exhibits for the new year DIVERSITY, from page 1Organizations help promote diversity Students reacted positively said. Much of the student response was positive. Finance freshman Tempris Barrett, 18, said shes glad Machen will stay. Solansh Hernandez, a 19-year-old psychology sophomore, agreed. Health science freshman Jena Broyles, 18, said she thought the search was taking a lot of effort. They kept sending emails and said. said hes concerned the governor may have overstepped by making the request for Machen to stay. But he called the news a promising development. Machen has been arguing for a long time that deserves greater recognition and support for the potential it has to be a top 10 university in this counContact Chris Alcantara at calcantara@alligator.org, Julia Glum at jglum@alligator.org and Samantha Shavell at sshavell@alligator.org. BERNIE, from page 1Machen Its young and fresh.Amy Vigilantedirector of the University GalleriesIN MEMORIAM

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WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 9, 2013 ALLIGATOR, 5 STUDENT GOVERNMENT COLLEEN WRIGHTAlligator WriterStudents will have a place to meet after hours at a 24/7 student center to be established at Newell Hall. Senate President Christina Bonar rigo announced at Student Senate Tuesday that funds were secured for the new center. The renovation will cost $13 million. The money was gathered from the same pool of student funds used for the Reitz Union makeover, Bonarrigo said after the meeting. approval from the Board of Gover nors, which should take place Jan. 16, Bonarrigo said after the meeting. cially approved the renovation of Newell Hall into a study center last month. Bonarrigo told the Senate that she would like to see a plan for Newell Hall in full motion before the end of the semester. It would be an amazing addition to campus, she said. After the meeting, she said Student Senate will gather student input and ideas for the new study center. We want to make sure thats building, Bonarrigo said. Newell Hall, which is listed in the National Register of Historic Places, was home to the Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences. A plan to renovate it was introduced in 2009 but dropped due to lack of funding. Contact Colleen Wright at cwright@alligator.org. HE IS NOW THE SEVENTH CANDIDATE. JENNA LYONSAlligator Contributing Writer with the Alachua County Supervisor of Elections to run for mayor, making him the seventh candidate in the race. Ed Braddy, 40, now joins Scherwin Henry, Peter Lars Johnson, Donald Shepherd Sr., Mark Venzke, Edward Young and incumbent Mayor Craig Lowe in the race for the mayor position this spring. Ramon Trujillo, a former candidate, withdrew from the race in June. Braddy served as a city commissioner for District 2, which consists of northwest Gainesville, from 2002 to 2008. He said he worked with other commissioners to reallocate existing revenue toward road maintenance and to improve the equipment and response times for He is the director of the American Dream Coalition, a group that pushes for individual freedom, property rights and less congested roads. Braddy also co-hosts Talk of the Town, a radio show on The Star 99.5 that discusses local issues. He will step down Jan. 17 because federal law requires radio stations to provide equal time for candidates within 60 days of an election. For his mayoral campaign, Braddy said he wants to deliver affordable services, reduce resident utility bills in the city. I believe my platform is responsive to the needs rather than the elite vision of the political establishment, he said.Newell Hall study center funds securedFormer city commissioner throws name in the hat for mayor positionBraddy JENSEN WERLEYAlligator Contributing WriterElectricity is nonexistent, residents are rebuilding a city they This is an alternate Gainesville portrayed in a series of books titled Elotchaway, or, How It Will Be. The works are written by a local writer and sold at businesses within the city. In the series, set in the near future, society in Gainesville has completely collapsed, said Jim Chapin, editor of the series. The idea is that things have gone somewhat wrong, he said. Basic infrastructure doesnt exist, and its all about people coping, The series author, Tom Sims, and illustrator, Cincinnati K., use pseudonyms to mask their identities, a decision that will draw readers to the story rather than who created it, Chapin, 25, said. The author and illustrator were unavailable for comment. Chapin said he wont be the one to reveal their identities. Currently, the books are sold at Karma Cream, The Bull and the Midnight because of the lack of local bookstores, he said. When you look at Gainesville, we are in kind of a lull of private bookstores, he said. There really arent any. Chris Kane, a 24-year-old Starbucks employee, handles book distribution with Chapin. the book being sold in her store. I love that there is cooperation with local artists, she said.Alternate Gainesville society goes to print I love that there is cooperation with local artists.Payal Patelowner of Karma Cream

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Reader responseThe views expressed here are not necessarily those of the Alligator Column EditorialWEDNESDAY, JANUARY 9, 2013 WWW.ALLIGATOR.ORG/OPINIONS The Alligator will be withheld if the writer shows just cause. We reserve the right to edit for length, grammar, style and libel. Send letters to opinions@alligator.org, bring them to 1105 W. University Ave., or send them to P.O. Box 14257, Gainesville, FL 32604-2257. Columns of about 450 words about original topics and editorial cartoons are also welcome. Questions? Call 352-376-4458.Vote or post a message at www.alligator.orgSarah Kinonen EDITOR Julia Glum MANAGING EDITOR Sami Main OPINIONS EDITORTodays question: Do you think Bernie Machen should stay as UFs president?99 TOTAL VOTES91% YES 9% NOTuesdays question: Do you think textbook prices are too high? I politicians believed they could help automobile manufacthe tailor, who would have been employed in the creation a new car? The possibilities are Despite not actually stimulatinformation resource, about 82 as well as hundreds of independently owned used-car dealotherwise productive activities, the supply of used cars was diminished, the environment suffered and lower-income inWorst of all, the disastrous results of these types of proJustin Hayes is pursuing a masters degree in political communication. His column appears on Wednesdays.Financial results of cash for clunkers were harmful and also predictableHeat Wave to Hell: Youre making the Earth too hotG Sure, we escaped the narrow clutches of a Mayanpredicted apocalypse, but that doesnt mean we can just live ty mild or nice weather most of the time, but havent you noticed Texas Tech University, said in a CBS News article that temperasaid Andrew Dessler, a Texas A&M University climate scientist, landed a cool new job, so youre not necessarily home all the Justin Hayesjhayes@alligator.org

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WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 9, 2013 ALLIGATOR, 7 I read a lot. Its my escape, like wearing a pair of meggings (man leggings). Or like reading while wearing a pair of meggings. Every year I look forward to the newspaper or magazine articles and TV shows that recap the highlights, as if they think Americans suck at remembering things. Which we do. My favorites are the ones that highlight words and phrases. Yknow, the words and phrases that are overused, often stupid? Then, they ban them as they should. We should start treating people like we treat words. If we can ban the stupid things people say, then wouldnt it just make sense to ban the stupid people? Warren Buffett: Hes a pinhead. And had we drivers seat, steering the banned wagon. To recap, Buffetts one of the wealthiest schlubs on the planet next to Al Gore after he sold Current TV to Al Jazeera. Before the tax hikes, of course. Buffett also believes the wealthiest arent paying their fair share, but his secretary is. He pounded that statement harder than the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya, while receiving more support from the White House than the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi did. For the record, he makes his money off investments. Buffett is taxed at the 15 percent cap gains rate, which recently went up. Unlike his secretary, however, hes effectively taxed twice: once on his income and once on his investments. Theoretically, he likely paid 35 percent on his original income, invested the remaining 65 percent and paid an additional 15 percent on any capital gains. In other words, he paid his fair share, whether he thinks so or not. In double other words, he can get lost or write a check to the federal government. Or both. Sandra Fluke: Shes a whine ball. Before graduating cum laude, Fluke attended Georgetown University Law Center. Georgetown, a private university, is the oldest Jesuit school in the U.S. which means birth control is a no-no, which means its not covered under their health plan. Which sucked for Sandra. But that didnt stop the then 30-year-old law student from voicing her opinion, demanding the religious institutions insurance policy pay for birth control. To wrap things up, unlike the Catholics, asking a private Catholic university to provide birth control is like asking the Hare Krishnas to serve meat, Chickcredit and/or debit cards. caterer. Its not their problem. Its yours. PSY: Hes anti-American. I hope he disappears like the Dixie Chicks. Rob Parker: Hes a racist, sort of. Parkers the black ESPN commentator who asked Apparently, RGIII is a Republican who has a a black Republican. One would think RGIII beat the hell out of his dogs. But he didnt. And its not just the jerks like Parker who Im referring to. Its the people who can say whatever they want about whoever they want because theyre like them sort of. Because theyre black, or a feminist, or a peace nut, wrote Greg Gutfeld in The Joy of Hate: How to TriCrusading as a phony bleeding heart allows you to And its true. These people include: comedians like Bill Maher and Jimmy Fallon, journalists like Ed Schultz, politicians like Barney Frank, commentators like Kenny Mayne and athletes like Mike Tyson. In closing, lets ban them all and send them to another country. Like France. Or California. Erik Skipper is an economics sophomore at UF. His column runs on Wednesdays.A list of characters who should be banned from 2012 recognitionColumn When Democrats call for broader levels of gun control, theyre potentially cashing in on a political winner. Most people including this gun-loving, former beginning to acknowledge, how unnecessarily dangerous asinto thinking an assault weapons ban or a clip size limit will substantially reduce gun violence. Though mass shootings have the unique ability to capture national attention, they account for a small fraction of yearly gun deaths. Last year, guns killed 31,347 American civilians. About 80 died in mass shootings, and the most liberal estimates available claim only a few thousand gun-related deaths were a result of assault weapons. (These weapons most likely account for less than 1 percent of gun violence.) Even in the recent Newtown tragedy, the shooter had more than enough guns to use if his Bushmaster .223 caliber Remington semiautomatic weapon had not been available. Renewing some version of the 1994 Assault Weapons Ban would be a great start toward preventing certain kinds of gun violence, but lets not consider it anything beyond a start. What else has been proposed? Some Republicans have called for more guns; others have noted that more concealed carry permits would lead to fewer mass shootings, and thats right. If the principal at Sandy Hook Elementary had a gun, lives could have been saved. The same goes for those present in the Aurora theater, the Sikh temple This view, however, ignores the more important studies that violence in the United States; saving 10 lives in a mass murder isnt worth losing 15 lives in a dark alley. America might be better served if politicians heeded the oft-uttered manUnited States, have lots of guns and relatively few murders and vice versa. (Look at Switzerland.) While there may not be a correlation between some nations gun ownership rates and their gun violence, there seems to be a common cause that increases the lethality of this combination in America: culture. The issue is not easy access to guns but is instead our desire to obtain and use them. Any attempt to limit gun ownership merely provides a temporary, patchwork solution. At the same time, theres a lot we can do to reduce gun violence we dont simply have to throw our hands in the air and accept it. ticeably increase violent crime: racism, gender inequality, bad parenting, bullying, alcohol use, lack of mental health treatment, income inequality and so on. In relation to the rest of the industrialized world, America scores quite poorly on many of are much higher than Europes. lets stop pretending guns are the main issue. Anyone truly interested in reducing gun violence shouldnt write their congressman or woman asking for gun control but instead should request universal health care, better public schools, less public worship, expanded welfare programs, an Equal Rights Amendment, etc. Rarely, if ever, do advocates of a safer society bring these issues to the forefront; they seem undoubtedly partisan and unrelated to the problem. America has developed a culture of fear and violence. Canarates of gun violence. Some cultural differences may remain forever embedded in American society, but following Canadas lead in addressing the needs of the underprivileged could do more than any increase in gun control. Though another assault weapons ban is probably a good idea, it wont go far enough toward solving the real issue. We cannot end violence with one bill, but we can begin to pushing for broader public policy changes. Zak Lutz is a columnist for the Harvard Political Review at Harvard University.The real issue isnt the number of guns UWireZak LutzUWire Erik Skipperopinions@alligator.org

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KATHYRN VARNAlligator WriterGainesville Police is looking for a man accused of shooting at a group of people outside a Butler Plaza movie theater early Monday morning. No one was hurt during the shooting. The incident started after Zairon Jarquis Fussell, Robert Nathaniel Morris and Morris friend walked into a late-night showing of Texas Chainsaw 3D at the Regal Gainesville Cinema Stadium 14 movie theater, located on the 3100 block of Southwest 35th Boulevard, according to a GPD arrest report. Micca Gamble, a 19-year-old College of Central Florida student, said she was sitting with a group of friends in the theater when Fussell, 19, started accusing someone in the group of tripping him while he walked in the aisle. Gamble said she and her friends denied tripping Fussell, but he kept accusing them before the movie started. During the movie, Fussell told Morris to get a gun from Morris house, according to the report. Morris left the theater and returned with a gun. Gable said Morris was gone for about 10 minutes before returning to the theater. After the movie ended, Fussell and Morris continued the argument outside in the parking lot with Gamble and her friends, Gamble said. We told him, Youre not going to do nothing, so just drop it, she said. at the group. Gamble and her friends took cover behind cars in the parking lot. Amber Richardson, one of Gambles friends, called police. It was like, What the hell just happened?, Gamble said. friend drove away, according to the report. Later that night, Morris returned to the parking lot, looking for Fussell. men involved in the shooting. Police arrested Morris and charged him with four counts of attempted murder and one count of conspiracy to commit murder, according to the release. During questioning with detectives, Morris and his graph. The friend told police he knew Fussell had a bad temper and had been known to snap, according to the report. gun for Fussell. Police later booked Morris into the Alachua County Jail at about 9 a.m. Monday. As of Tuesday night, he was still in custody with an $825,000 bond. Police are still looking for Fussell, who also goes by Z Man. He is a 6-foot 1-inch black man with a medium build and multiple tattoos. Police said he is considered armed and dangerous, according to the release. Contact GPD Detective F. Lormil at 352-393-7616 with any information, or text an anonymous tip to Gainesville Police at 274637. Text GPD plus your tip. Contact Kathryn Varn at kvarn@alligator.org. 8, ALLIGATOR WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 9, 2013Police search for movie theater gunman remains shot in the dark AUDIOLOGIST AND SEAMSTRESS/TAILOR ALSO MADE THE LEAST-STRESSFUL LIST. JENSEN WERLEYAlligator Contributing WriterA ranking has named higher education professors the least stressful job for 2013, much to the outrage of academia. CareerCast.com created a ranking of the 10 Least Stressful Jobs for 2013. The list includes seamstress/ tailor, medical lab technician and audiologist as some of Americas least stress-producing jobs. risks and substantial pay provide a low-stress environment thats the envy of many career professionals, the website reported on professors. In a Forbes article regarding the ranking, Susan Adams explained professors are the least stressed of professionals because they get long breaks throughout the year, make a comfortable salary, enjoy good work conditions and often dont have strict deadlines, even when they are on track for tenure. Kim Walsh-Childers, a UF journalism professor, was not impressed by the reporting done on the story. It just sounds to me like the original organization that did the ranking didnt really check their facts and made assumptions, she said. Faculty Senate Chair Cheri Brodeur was also not amused. There is no way we have the least stressful job, she said. We are trying to get out information to students, do research, are losing funding in every direction and are trying to do the best job possible. Brodeur said UF faculty and professors are often on the cutting edge of information in order to give students the best education possible. That includes teaching themselves so they can better teach students. She said a reporter would have no idea how stressful the job was because they have never been in the shoes of a faculty member. There are a lot of distinguished professors, Brodeur said. They didnt get there by not being stressed out. Kim McCall, a lecturer at the UF William and Grace Dial Center for Written and Oral Communication, said there is stress in unexpected places. McCall worries about the students and is concerned when they dont come to class. I have had two students pass away over the years, she wrote in an email. One passed away dur ing Spring Break, so I am always worried over the break and thankful when all the students return. Although not a professor, Mary Roca, a 22-year-old and feels that the website didnt consider the times that professors work outside of teaching. Despite the potential stress level, she said she and others like her desire to teach because they love the academic community and learning more.Andrea Sarcos / AlligatorSpring FlingA group of four students takes turns in The Human Slingshot on Tuesday afternoon on the Plaza of Americas. The students ran back and forth, quickly slinging each other as the the human-sized stretchable band Kelly Logan/ Alligator StaffAmerican Sign Language professor Glenna Ashton teaches students during her American Sign Lan guage 2 class on Tuesday. Professors stress about job rankings We told him, Youre not going to do nothing, so just drop itMicca GambleCollege of Central Florida student

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WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 9, 2013 ALLIGATOR, 9 Alex M. Sanchez / AlligatorStudents reenact the old UF tradition of the impromptu pajama parade, which freshmen would participate in, for a Reeses video. Reeses is visiting campuses across the country to make videos about college traditions. COLLEEN WRIGHTAlligator WriterA production team contracted by Reeses will be on campus for the next two days to highlight the sweet past traditions of UF. Freshwire, the production team, arrived school spirit, featuring the F Book. The F Book has traditions Florida students should complete before they graduate. mens basketball game against the University Cicerones and F Book co-chairs Chelsea Nesbeth, a 19-year-old animal sciences sophomore, and Spencer Smud were two of the videos. Were always happy to promote the traditions at the University of Florida, said Smud, a 21-year-old recreation, parks and tourism senior. Smud said Reeses contacted the UF Alumni Association, which put the company in contact with the Cicerones, as the F Book falls under its jurisdiction. The crew visited the Stephen C. OConnell Center, the 34th Street Wall and the French Fries near Marston Library, according to the Reeses Facebook page. Reeses will visit other schools to make videos about their traditions, but the list has said. Twenty-two-year-old political science sefor pajamas during the video shoot. He partook in a mock parade through Bullard described the experience of being in the video as delicious. said. Contact Colleen Wright at cwright@alligator. org.Reeses recognizes UF traditions during sweet campus visitLOCAL CHRIS ALCANTARAAlligator Staff Writer always on the move. cies, the department will give city residents and students an Feb. 7. Only 20 people will be accepted into the academy. The event, which will run from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. March 9, will ting open a car and working with medical equipment, all while wearing safety equipment, according to the release. specialist, said the academy will be held in the spring rather than summer because of the heat. We are hoping that by holding the event in March, the participants will get the same experience, but be a little more comfortable, she wrote in an email. Applications are available online at www.gfr.org. Contact Chris Alcantara at calcantara@alligator.org.Gainesville Fire Rescue to give residents chance to feel the heat Were always happy to promote the traditions at the University of Florida.Spencer Smudparks and tourism senior

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WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 9, 2013 WWW.ALLIGATOR.ORG/CLASSIFIEDS Classifieds BUY IT. SELL IT. FIND IT. 373-FIND Get that rent money rolling in. Place an ad in the Alligator Classifieds to get your place rented out. Call 373-FIND. 2 BLOCKS FROM UF!Starting @ $375/BR All inclusive! Furnished Cable Internet Utilities www.campuswalk.co 352-337-9098 4-24-72-1PLAY THERE...LIVE HERETHE POLOSNOW offering ROOMMATE MATCHING on 3/3s$464/personCall Today! 352-335-7656 4-24-72-1 Empty Space? Find your next tenants in the Alligator Classifieds. Call 373-FIND to place your ad today! QUIET, CLEAN. LOTS OF GREEN1br $375. 2br $425 372-1201, 213-3901 4-24-13-72-2 Deluxe, Large 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7BR apt/ house, 60 second walk to UF. Remodeled, Old House charm. Central AC, washer/dry er included. Wood floors. With Parking. By Private Owner. 538-2181 lv message 4-2413-72-2 ELLIES HOUSES Quality single family homes. Walk or bike to UF. www.ellieshouses.com 352-215-4991 or 352-215-4990 12-11-13-167-2 Double your pleasure in our spacious 2 bedroom 2 bath apartments. Individual leasing available! Mention this ad for $0 move in fees!! Call for Details! 352-335-7656 4-24-72-2 Now leasing 1 & 2 BR AptsJust off SW 20th Ave & 34th Street. $425 to $545. Call 335-7066, visit us on Facebook or Twitter or at madisonon20th.com. 4-2413-72-2 Spacious 1, 2, & 3br starting at $475. Many floor plans, some w/ enclosed patios or balconies. Italian tile, BRs carpeted. DW, W/D hk-ups, verticals, CH/AC. Near bus rte, some walk to UF. Sec 8 accepted 352-332-7700 4-24-13-72-2 Centerpoint 1220 NW 12 ST $450 1BR/1BA 530 SQ.FT. Bike to UF through-tree lined streets or ride the bus located one block away! A true 1/1 close but far enough away from the ruckus of the student ghetto. No application fee, most pets ok. E.F.N. Properties, 352-371-3636 or www.efnproperties.com rentals@efnproperties.com 4-24-13-72-2 LAKEWOOD VILLASLarge 1,2 & 3BR floorplans starting at $735. Free Hi-Speed internet, washer/dryer, fitness center, computer lab, swimming pool etc. M-F 9-6, Sat. 10-5 700 SW 62nd Blvd. 352-371-8009 www.lakewoodvillas.com 4-24-13-72-2 PETS PARADISE$390 $650. No app or pet fee. 1 & 2BR, privacy fenced. SW. 352-331-2099 1-31-13-18-2 2BR/1BA, Cent A/C, mobile home on shady lot on busline. Laundry room. No pets. From $355-$420/mo. Incl water. 1st 1/2 month free rent. Vacant lots also available 4546 NW 13th St. 376-5887 4-24-83-2 Close to UF/Shands/VA/Downtown On bus route to UF. 3BR/3BA twnhs, furn & W/D avail. For students/professionals. 1448 SW 25th Pl at Bivens Forest. $850/mo. Avail now. No children. 352-327-2931 or 376-6183 1-23-12-20-2** Downtown ** 1Bedroom **Unique apt in great location. New flooring, fresh paint. $460/mth. Call 870-2760. Others available. 1-11-12-11-2 4BR/2BA HOUSE 754 NW 20th St.Walk to UF. Kitchen equipped. Indoor laun dry with W/D. Central H/AC. 2200 sq ft. Available now. 332-6029. For rent or sale. 1-22-13-14-2 Shands/campus-1 block, $550, 1 spacious bedroom, carpeted, very clean, pool, parking, quiet, prefer calm, quiet, stable, mature tenant. Available. No dogs. 352 284 3873 or postj@bellsouth.net 1-25-13-15-2 Available August 1st. 3BR/2BA, one block from campus. Fireplace, W/D incl, private parking. 110 SW 12th St. $1350/mo. Call or text 352-339-2342. Other houses available, see gainesvillequalityrentalhouses.com 1-14-13-5-2 AVAILABLE IMMEDIATELY PERFECT FOR GRAD STUDENT. Large, quiet room, private bath. 5 min to UF, laundry facilities available. $500/mo, share utilities. Call 352-284-0979 2-5-13-20-2 2BR/2BA apartment for rent off S. Tower Rd. next to Kimball Wiles Elementary School. 550 per month. 352-224-5011 1-15-13-5-2 3 bed/2 ba house at N.W. area ready for short sale or short term lease. Fenced back yard, extra space for office. Call 352-3756754 2-6-13-20-2 Dont get stuck with an extra rent payment. Advertise your subleases in the Alligator Classifieds and save yourself some cash. Call 373-FIND. Roommate for 4-person apartment. Furnished plus shared bath, utilities, and internet. Pool, walking trails, gym. <1 mile from campus, Shands, and downtown. Perfect for students! $510/month. 407-416-3117 1-2833-3 1 B/R in 3/1house on SW 4th ave 1.5 blocks from campus Winter term $400 + 1/3utility pet OK call Larry 352-224-8460 1-18-139-3 IVE HAD IT WITH YOUR LOUD MUSIC! Is your roommate driving you crazy? Find a replacement in the Alligator Classifieds! Beautifully renovated, furnished condo,1 mile from UF, $359/MO includes cable, internet, utilities, pool + fitness room and on bus route, Female roommate needed, 352 262-2871 1-31-13-23-4 2BRs available in unfurnished 3BR/3BA condo. $450/mo each, includes utilities. Rockwood Villas. Call 812-240-1939 1-1413-5-4 Sell your house, condo, acreage, mobile home and much more in the ALLIGATOR CLASSIFIEDS! Reach thousands of possible buyers! Mastercard and Visa accepted over the phone, by fax, email or CHECK OUT PLACING YOUR AD THRU OUR ONLINE AT www.alligator.org. or please call 373Find (373-3463)NEW CONDOS-WALK TO UFFor Info on ALL Condos for Sale, Visit www.UFCONDOS.COM or Matt Price, University Realty, 352-281-3551 4-24-72-5 Got a new couch?. Sell your old one in the Alligator Classifieds. Call 373-FIND (3463) to place your ad today. BED QUEEN $120 ORTHOPEDIC Pillow-top, mattress & box. Name brand, new, still in plastic. Call 352-372-7490 will deliver. 4-24-13-72-6 BED FULL SIZE $100 ORTHOPEDIC Pillow-top mattress & box. New, unused, still in plastic w/warranty. Can deliver. Call 352377-9846 4-24-13-72-6 MICROFIBER SOFA & LOVESEAT $400 Brand new still packaged w/warranty. Must sell. Can deliver. Retail $1600. 352-3727490 4-24-13-72-6 BED KING $200 PILLOWTOP mattress & box springs. Orthopedic rated. Name brand, new, never been used, in plastic with warranty. Call 352-372-8588. Can deliver. 4-24-72-6 BEDROOM SET. 7pc Cherry, Queen/ king bed, dresser w/mirror, 2 nightstands, chests avail. Dovetail const. New, in boxes. Can deliver. Retail $4500, must sell, sacrifice $850 (352) 372-7490 4-24-72-6 SOFA & LOVESEAT 100% Italian leather. Brand new in plastic w/warranty. Retail $1800. Sacrifice $700. Call 352-377-9846 4-24-72-6 FUTON Solid oak mission-style frame w/ mattress. New, in box. $160 332-9899 ___________________________________. DINETTE SET 5pc $120 Brand new in box. Never used. 352-377-9846 4-24-72-6 **BEDS ALL BRAND NEW** **Full $100 Queen $125 King $200** Orthopedic pillow-top sets. Brand name matching sets not used or refurbished. Still in plastic, direct from factory! 352-333-7516. 4-24-72-6 BEDQUEEN New orthopedic pillowtop mattress and boxspring set. Brand name, brand new, still in plastic with warranty. Can deliver. $130 352-377-9846. 4-24-72-6 BEDROOM SET$300 BRAND NEW Still in boxes! 5 pieces include: Headboard, Nightstand, Dresser, Mirror, Chest. Must sell, can deliver. 352-377-9846. 4-24-13-72-6 IVE HAD IT WITH YOUR LOUD MUSIC! Is your roommate driving you crazy? Find a replacement in the Alligator Classifieds! can place a FREE FOUND AD in our lost & found section. Be kind to someone whos lost what youve found. Call 373-FIND. 1 For Rent: Furnished 2 For Rent: Unfurnished 3 Sublease 4 Roommates 5 Real Estate 6 Furnishings 7 Computers 8 Electronics 9 Bicycles 10 For Sale 11 Motorcycles, Mopeds 12 Autos 13 Wanted 14 Help Wanted 15 Services 16 Health Services 17 Typing Services 18 Personals 19 Connections 20 Event Notices 21 Entertainment 22 Tickets 23 Rides 24 Pets 25 Lost & FoundAll real estate advertised herein is subject to the Federal Fair Housing Act, which makes it illegal to advertise any preference, limitation, or discrimination because of color, religion, sex, handicap, familial status, or national origin, or intention to make limitation, or discrimination. We will newspaper uses great care in accepting or rejecting advertising according to its suitability, we cannot verify that all advertising claims or offers are completely valid in every case and, therefore, cannot assume any responsibility for any injury or loss arising from offers and acceptance of offers of goods and/or services through any advertising contained herein.In Person:Cash, Check, MC, or Visa 1105 W. University Ave. M-F, 8am 4pmBy E-mail :By Fax: (352) 376-3015 By Mail:Call 352-373-FIND for information. Sorry, no cash by mail. MasterCard, Visa or checks only.By Phone: (352) 373-FIND M-F, 8am 4pmWhen Will Your Ad Run?Ads placed by 4 pm will appear two publica tion days later. Ads may run for any length of time and be cancelled at any time. Sorry, but there can be no refunds or credits for cancelled ads. Corrections and Cancellations: Cancellations: Call 373-FIND M-F, 8am 4pm. No refunds or credits can be given. Alligator errors: corrections before noon. 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ALLIGATORSelling computers, parts, or repair services or just looking for that new rig? Look in the Alligator Classifieds. Call 373-FIND for more information. Sell your old stereo, cell phone, and more in the Electronics Section of the Alligator Classifieds. 373-FIND In the market for a new set of wheels or just looking to add a second to that collection? Want personalized handlebars or a fitted seat? Check in the Alligator Classifieds UF Surplus Equipment Auctionsare underway...bikes, computers, printers, vehicles & more. All individuals interested in bidding go to: surplus.ufl.edu 392-0370 4-24-13-72-10GOATS FOR SALECharlie 352-514-9858 4-24-72-10 Guitars and Musical Instruments New, Used and Factory Refurbished Check Us Out Before You Buy!! Leonardo's Music, Micanopy, FL 352-450-0928 Leonardos302.com 4-24-13-72-10 Alligator Classifieds is the way to get your 2 wheels on the road. Show off your bikes, scooters, and repair services. Call 373-FIND to get your classified in. MOTORCYCLE TIRE SALE SPORT, STREET, CRUISER, OFF-ROAD. OVER 400 TIRES IN STOCK. MENTION THIS AD FOR $10.OO OFF. RPM MOTORCYCLES 352-377-697 4-2472-11 4-24-13-72-11 NEW SCOOTERS 4 LESS Great Scooters, Service & Prices! 118 NW 14th Ave, Ste D, 336-1271 Vespa, Genuine, GMW, & More! NS4L.com facebook.com/newscooters4less 4-24-13-72-11 SCOOTER REPAIRNew Scooters 4 Less has LOW repair rates! Will repair any make/model. Close to UF! Pick-ups avail. Cheap oil changes!! 336-1271 4-24-13-72-11 Road Rat Motors Largest Scooter Store in Town! Run by Gator Grads! New scooters starting at $899. 1yr Parts AND labor warranties included. 3766275 RoadRatMotors.com 4-24-13-72-11 Road Rat Motors offers FREE pickup service for any paid scooter repair. Daily pickups. LOWEST labor rate, quickest turnaround in Gville! Will repair ANY brand scooter. Free estimates. 376-6275. RoadRatMotors.com 4-24-13-72-11 SCOOTER RENTALSRent for a day, week, month or semester. Now renting Buddy scooters too! 352-336-1271 www.gainesvillescooterrentals.com 4-24-13-72-11 Campus Scooters Mobile Sales and Scooter Service. We offer free estimates on all repairs and we come to you. We also have new scooters starting at $799.00 Call us today at 352-263-0425 4-24-72-11 Unload your lot. Sell your cars through Alligator Advertising for cheap. 373-FIND or place your ad online at www.alligator.org/ classifieds CARS CARS BuySellTrade Clean BMW, Volvo, Mercedes Toyota, Honda, Nissan cars 3432 N Main St. www.carrsmith.com CARRSMITH AUTO SALES 373-1150 4-24-72-12 We Buy Junk Cars Trucks, Vans Titled only Call KT 352-281-9980 or 352-215-3191 4-24-72-12 SUN CITY AUTO SALES ALL VEHICLES $0 DOWN! NO CREDIT CHECK!!!! VEHICLES $1000 AND UP! 352-338-1999 4-24-72-12 BUY FOR BLOWOUT PRICES & SAVE BIG!!! VEHICLES STARTING AT $1000 PRICES NEGOTIABLE!!! 352-338-1999 4-24-72-12 97 HONDA CIVIC $5999 99 HONDA ACCORD $5999 98 ACURA RL $6999 02 HONDA ACCORD $6999 352-338-1999 4-24-72-12 01 TOYOTA CAMRY $6999 02 TOYOTA COROLLA $6999 00 HONDA ODYSSEY $7999 02 VOLVO STYPE $8999 352-338-1999 4-24-72-12 95 CHEVY CAMERO $2500 98 TOYOTA 4RUNNER $4999 00 ISUZU RODEO $5999 02 NISSAN XTERRA $8999 352-338-1999 4-24-72-12 SUNRISE AUTO SALES NO CREDIT CHECK! CARS, TRUCKS, SUV'S & VANS! 30 DAY WARRANTY 352-375-9090 4-24-72-12 99 HONDA ACCORD $6999 02 TOYOTA COROLLA $6999 03 NISSAN SENTRA $6999 02 TOYOTA CAMRY $7999 352-375-9090 4-24-72-12 03 HONDA CIVIC $8999 04 TOYOTA COROLLA $8999 03 NISSAN ALTIMA $8999 04 TOYOTA CAMRY $10,999 352-375-9090 4-24-72-12CASH PAID $300 AND UP!!!ANY CONDITION-RUNNING OR NOT!!! FREE TOWING & SAME DAY PICK-UP NO TITLE NEEDED. Call Brandy 352-771-6191 4-24-13-72-12 This newspaper assumes no responsibil ity for injury or loss arising from contacts made through advertising. We suggest that any reader who responds to advertising use caution and investigate the sincerity of the advertiser before giving out personal information or arranging meetings or investing money. LOCAL ARTIST NEEDS: Gold Diamonds Gems Class Rings ETC Top Cash $$$ or Trade OZZIES FINE JEWELRY 352-318-4009. 4-24-72-13 UF GRAD PAYS MOREfor gold jewelry, scrap gold, Rolex, diamonds, guitars, etc. Top $$$. Get my offer before you sell! Call Jim 376-8090 or 222-8090 4-24-72-13 The American Cancer Society Road to Recovery Volunteers Needed!VOLUNTEER DRIVERS NEEDEDto transport cancer patients to treatment. Flexible schedule. Training and liability insurance provided. Please call 352-240-5062 if interested. St. Francis House is a homeless shelter and soup kitchen located in downtown Gainesville and we are looking for help from volunteers like you. St. Francis House is need of donations for their holiday meals, such as turkeys, boxed stuffing and canned vegetables. If you are interested in helping, please contact Stephanie Breval at (352) 378-9079 or by e-mail at sfhcoor@stfrancis.cfcoxmail.com VOLUNTEERS NEEDED I AM BLIND & WOULD LIKE HELP WITH: Rides to church: Mass at Queen of Peace. Learning to rake knit hats to send to Haiti & other places. Call 352-219-6948 1-11-13-72-13 CUTTING-EDGE UF RESEARCH STUDY BOTH smokers AND never-smokers Periodontal (gum line) sampling only 5 visits over 2 years; up to 1.5 hr each visit FREE oral exam, up to $160 compensation Call: 352-`392-2945 or 352-641-0319 1-3113-79-13 CASH PAID $300 AND UP!!!ANY CONDITION-RUNNING OR NOT!!! FREE TOWING & SAME DAY PICK-UP NO TITLE NEEDED CALL 352-771-6191 4-24-13-72-13 Volunteers Needed: HOPE Horses Helping People, Inc. is seeking volunteers for our winter/spring semester sessions. Please email us at ridingtherapy@ gmail.com to become a part of our team. www.horseshelpingpeople.org 1-15-5-14 This newspaper assumes no responsibility for injury or loss arising from contacts made through advertising. We suggest that any reader who responds to advertising use caution and investigate the sincerity of the advertiser before giving out personal information or arranging meetings or investing money.

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12, ALLIGATOR Now you can easily submit your classified adfor print and/or web editionsright thru our website!Just go to www.alligator.org/classifiedsVisa and Mastercard accepted. What's black and white and read all over?? The Independent Florida Alligator Be part of the sales team of the largest college newspaper in the country by applying to be anINTERNIf you are enrolled as a UF or SFC student available to work 10-12 hours a week this spring, and are eager to gain valuable sales experience, stop by The Alligator, 1105 W. University Avenue, to fill out an application and class schedule or email resume to advertising@alligator.org. We will contact you for an interview opportunity to get your career jump started! EEO/AA. BARTENDING$300 A DAY POTENTIALNo experience necessary, training provided. 800-965-6520 ext 138 4-24-13-72-14 Students in Accounting, Aviation, Business/ Sales and computer science needed for various positions. Flexible schedules and competitive pay. Join our team! Learn more at www.gleim.com/employment 4-24-1372-14 $STUDENTS GET CASH ON THE SPOT$ For gently used clothing/accessories & furniture. No appt.necessary! Sandys Savvy Chic Resale Boutique 4148 NW 13th St. 372-1226 sandysresale.com 1-9-11-71-14 10 year old internet and mobile app company looking for the perfect intern/part-time person to work behind the scenes and learn from some of the best. Must know PHP, CSS, and have Mobile App Development experience. Email resume to: team@west20th.com 1-11-12-14-14 SLEEP CENTER SUPERSTORES is hiring PART/FULL time, for SALES & DELIVERY. Applicants must have clean driving record, be friendly, some customer service experience is preferred but not required and be self motivated. Apply in person only, www.GainesvilleSleepcenter.com 1-10-13-7-14 Have a New Years resolution? Forget about the gym! Join us! Make money & stay active! Apply in person at BHG Stadium M-F 8 AM-4 PM www.concessionjob.eventbrite.com 1-1113-5-14 LW Flooring is a fast growing hardwood flooring importer and distributor looking for talented individuals to join our energetic team to grow together. Please send your resume to info@lwflooring.com. Visit lwflooring.com for more information. 1-18-13-10-14 NOW HIRING SPRING SEMESTER University of Florida Survey Research Center 720 SW 2nd Ave. suite 156 Mon-Fri 9am-9pm 392 2908 ext. 105 $9.00/$9.50/hr + Incentive + Paid Training Telephone Interviewing NO SALES SPANISH Speakers Needed 1-11-13-4-14 TUTORS FOR SPRING 1-on-1 tutoring atrisk K-12th grade students. $10/hr. 1-4 afternoons/wk. 15-20 min drive from campus. UF Fed Wk Study Permit req for emp. Volunteers welcome. Contact Sally at st23@cox.net 1-14-13-5-14 Laboratory Technician AGTC is seeking a full time Lab Tech to perform routine mammalian cell culture, general lab maintenance, and molecular biological analyses. Associate degree in biology/bio technology or high school diploma with 2+ yrs of experience in lab setting. Email to tandrews@agtc.com 1-11-13-4-14 Office Assistant Bookkeeping knowl edge, ability to use Quickbooks Accounting Software necessary. Computer software, hardware skills a plus. 5-20 hrs/wk, $7.80/hr. Email resume, your specific skills, available schedule to oma.office@yahoo.com 1-2213-10-14 Teachers Assistant needed at preschool. Morning and afternoon shifts We are looking for loving and caring individu als to join our team Please call 352-373-5856 1-22-13-10-14 Opus Coffee We are searching for fun and active students to work 12 to 30 hours per week at a fast-paced coffee bar. Starting pay is $7.75/hour + tips. Applications downloaded at www.opuscoffee.com; click on the Employment tab. 1-18-13-9-14 Technology organization, breast cancer detection. Female RA, html, sql, database, health sciences. One page resume to: science@mammacare.com 1-22-13-10-14 352 Media Group is seeking a full-time Network Support Tech. Includes interacting with co-workers and clients. Time manage ment skills and a passion for problem solving a must. Prior exp with Windows AD, networking, web hosting / web technologies preferred. Email resume to mailto:hr@352media.com. 1-28-13-14-14 NOW HIRING Outstanding Notetakers and Editors SPRING 2013 Apply online at SmokinNotes.com 1-22-13-10-14 THORNEBROOK CHOCOLATES Want to be a kid in a candy store? We are looking for energetic staff to make and sell chocolates! e-mail resume to info@thornebrookchocolates.com and include availability. No phonecalls please. 1-14-13-5-14 Writer, part time, needed for law firm. 5 10 hours/wk. Must have very good writing skills. Resume to: robjac@myimmigrationlaw.com. 1-14-13-5-14 WEB GRAPHIC DESIGNER (part time) wanted to help faculty with course websites. 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WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 9, 2013 WWW.ALLIGATORSPORTS.ORG Recruit settles in The SwampFour-star wide receiver prospect Demarcus Robinson has seemingly ended his recruitment and picked UF. According to his Twitter account (@ demarcus11robin), Robinson visited The Swamp on Tuesday afternoon.Gators crack Top 10 process is college See story, page 14.Aundre Larrow / Alligator StaffKenny Boynton (1) plays defense against Georgetown on Nov. 9 aboard the USS Bataan in Jacksonville. Boynton and Scottie Wilbekin will go head-to-head with Georgias Kentavious Caldwell-Pope tonight at 7 at the OConnell Center. LANDON WATNICKAlligator WriterFor Florida, the memory of last seasons road loss to Georgia is still fresh. During the 76-62 upset on Feb. 25, defensive errors and a lack of intensity doomed the Gators. Bulldogs guard Kentavious Caldwell-Pope notched 18 points on 8-of-13 shooting as UGA shot 52.9 The loss was Floridas third-largest margin of defeat last year. Senior guard Kenny Boynton said the UF coaching staff often reminds him of the loss. They got us last time, Boynton said. But its a new year. No. 11 Florida (10-2) begins its 18-game Southeastern Conference slate with a matchup against Georgia (6-7) tonight at 7 in the OConnell Center. The Gators will be tasked with shutting down CaldwellPope, who has emerged as the Bulldogs go-to scoring option this season. The 6-foot-5 sophomore leads the team in points (17.5), rebounds (7.2) and steals (2.3) per game. Hes really a talented guy, UF coach Billy Donovan said. The one thing that is really impressive about him is he has great size. Hes got great length. He can really score. Donovan said CaldwellPope fell under the radar last season because SEC freshmen such as Floridas Brad Beal and Kentuckys Anthony Davis and Michael KiddGilchrist dominated the spotlight. (Georgia coach) Mark (Fox) does a great job of putting him in situations and taking advantage of his talent and his skill set, Donovan said. He clearly has emerged as one of the better players in our league. Caldwell-Pope is the epicenter of Georgias offense. According to KenPom.com, UGA uses him on 27.2 percent of its possessions and scores 28.8 percent of the Bulldogs points. The sophomore guard averages 33.5 minutes per game 9.7 more than the next Georgia player. Georgia guard will test Florida backcourt in conference openerSEE DEFENSE, P A GE 15 The one thing that is really impressive about him is he has great size. Hes got great length. He can really score.Billy DonovanUF coachSEE SEC, P A GE 15 PHILLIP HEILMANAlligator Staff Writer Kayla Lewis and Carlie Needles watched from the bench last season as ment berth since 2009. One season later, both are playing key roles in the Gators effort to notch consecutive Big Dance appearances Lewis, a redshirt sophomore, has developed into the type of player coach Amanda Butler envisioned the former Miss Georgia Basketball would become. Lewis is averaging 8.1 points and 5.8 rebounds per game while collecting 22 steals and 14 assists this season. Whatever it takes for the team to win, thats my mentality, Lewis said. Some people consider themselves scorers or rebounders, I just want to do whatever it takes for us to be successful. Needles, who suffered an ACL tear before last season, has developed into Floridas go-to three-point shooter with freshman Chandler Cooper out. Healthy guards grateful for chance to contributeMENS BASKETBALL KATIE AGOSTINAlligator Staff WriterWhen Crimson Tide coach Nick Saban raised the crystal football above his head, the Southeastern Conference made history. Alabamas 42-14 victory against Notre Dame on Monday night in the BCS National Championship Game put the SEC at the top of college football for a seventh straight season. However, the leagues football prowess has not rubbed off on mens basketball this season. The SECs 118-58 non-conference record is one of the worst among the major confer ences this season. The league ranks seventh ings, compiled by averaging the ratings of each team in a league. Clearly up to this point in time, our ing losses. We all have, coach Billy Donovan said. I dont think you take our league and just put it in a box and say the league is not as good because I think teams are going to get better. They are going to improve. Donovan said that one of the reasons the SEC is not one of the nations toughest conferences is because people overlook the numerous coach and player departures. Last year, the SEC had the most NBA draft picks draftees coming from Kentucky and Flor ida. Twelve NBA draft selections played at Donovan defends slumping SECDonovan UF W omens Bask etball SEE LEWIS, P A GE 15

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WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 9, 2013 WWW.ALLIGATORSPORTS.ORG Recruit settles in The SwampFour-star wide receiver prospect Demarcus Robinson has seemingly ended his recruitment and picked UF. According to his Twitter account (@ demarcus11robin), Robinson visited The Swamp on Tuesday afternoon.Gators crack Top 10 process is college See story, page 14.Aundre Larrow / Alligator StaffKenny Boynton (1) plays defense against Georgetown on Nov. 9 aboard the USS Bataan in Jacksonville. Boynton and Scottie Wilbekin will go head-to-head with Georgias Kentavious Caldwell-Pope tonight at 7 at the OConnell Center. LANDON WATNICKAlligator WriterFor Florida, the memory of last seasons road loss to Georgia is still fresh. During the 76-62 upset on Feb. 25, defensive errors and a lack of intensity doomed the Gators. Bulldogs guard Kentavious Caldwell-Pope notched 18 points on 8-of-13 shooting as UGA shot 52.9 The loss was Floridas third-largest margin of defeat last year. Senior guard Kenny Boynton said the UF coaching staff often reminds him of the loss. They got us last time, Boynton said. But its a new year. No. 11 Florida (10-2) begins its 18-game Southeastern Conference slate with a matchup against Georgia (6-7) tonight at 7 in the OConnell Center. The Gators will be tasked with shutting down CaldwellPope, who has emerged as the Bulldogs go-to scoring option this season. The 6-foot-5 sophomore leads the team in points (17.5), rebounds (7.2) and steals (2.3) per game. Hes really a talented guy, UF coach Billy Donovan said. The one thing that is really impressive about him is he has great size. Hes got great length. He can really score. Donovan said CaldwellPope fell under the radar last season because SEC freshmen such as Floridas Brad Beal and Kentuckys Anthony Davis and Michael KiddGilchrist dominated the spotlight. (Georgia coach) Mark (Fox) does a great job of putting him in situations and taking advantage of his talent and his skill set, Donovan said. He clearly has emerged as one of the better players in our league. Caldwell-Pope is the epicenter of Georgias offense. According to KenPom.com, UGA uses him on 27.2 percent of its possessions and scores 28.8 percent of the Bulldogs points. The sophomore guard averages 33.5 minutes per game 9.7 more than the next Georgia player. Georgia guard will test Florida backcourt in conference openerSEE DEFENSE, P A GE 15 The one thing that is really impressive about him is he has great size. Hes got great length. He can really score.Billy DonovanUF coachSEE SEC, P A GE 15 PHILLIP HEILMANAlligator Staff Writer Kayla Lewis and Carlie Needles watched from the bench last season as ment berth since 2009. One season later, both are playing key roles in the Gators effort to notch consecutive Big Dance appearances Lewis, a redshirt sophomore, has developed into the type of player coach Amanda Butler envisioned the former Miss Georgia Basketball would become. Lewis is averaging 8.1 points and 5.8 rebounds per game while collecting 22 steals and 14 assists this season. Whatever it takes for the team to win, thats my mentality, Lewis said. Some people consider themselves scorers or rebounders, I just want to do whatever it takes for us to be successful. Needles, who suffered an ACL tear before last season, has developed into Floridas go-to three-point shooter with freshman Chandler Cooper out. Healthy guards grateful for chance to contributeMENS BASKETBALL KATIE AGOSTINAlligator Staff WriterWhen Crimson Tide coach Nick Saban raised the crystal football above his head, the Southeastern Conference made history. Alabamas 42-14 victory against Notre Dame on Monday night in the BCS National Championship Game put the SEC at the top of college football for a seventh straight season. However, the leagues football prowess has not rubbed off on mens basketball this season. The SECs 118-58 non-conference record is one of the worst among the major confer ences this season. The league ranks seventh ings, compiled by averaging the ratings of each team in a league. Clearly up to this point in time, our ing losses. We all have, coach Billy Donovan said. I dont think you take our league and just put it in a box and say the league is not as good because I think teams are going to get better. They are going to improve. Donovan said that one of the reasons the SEC is not one of the nations toughest conferences is because people overlook the numerous coach and player departures. Last year, the SEC had the most NBA draft picks draftees coming from Kentucky and Flor ida. Twelve NBA draft selections played at Donovan defends slumping SECDonovan UF W omens Bask etball SEE LEWIS, P A GE 15

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SEC schools six came from Kentucky. During the offseason, South Carolina hired Frank Martin, LSU hired Johnny Jones and Mississippi State traded Rick Stansbury for coach. The beginning of the 2012-13 season also brought departures for the SEC. Missouri guard Michael Dixon was kicked off the team on Nov. 29 after two sexual assault claims surfaced, and Florida forward Cody Lar son, who decided to transfer on Oct. 26. Still, the SEC started the season with Kentucky, Flor ida and Missouri ranked in the AP Poll. Now only the No. 11 Gators and the 10th-ranked Tigers remain. The Wildcats are unranked, dropping out from their preseason No. 3 ranking due partly to their 0-2 record against ranked opponents. The SEC began confer ence play with a 3-13 record against top-25 teams. There are a lot of different elements that go into this right now that you have players plugged into differ ent roles and positions they have never been in before, Donovan said. It takes time for guys to adjust, get betneed to do and that is what the schedule is for: to continually get better. Florida begins SEC play tonight against Georgia at 7 in the OConnell Center. The Bulldogs have one of the worst records in the confer ence at 6-7. Georgia is one of four SEC teams sitting at or below .500. Still, Donovan thinks its too soon to judge the SECs slow start. Im all for the resume and the whole body of work, Donovan said. But where that is somecoaches and teams is, what about the improvement that a team makes over the course of a year? It is like people talking on Selection Sunday, Well, back in November they lost this really bad game. Well that was four months ago. The team could have gotten better. Contact Katie Agostin at kagostin@alligator.org.Lewis missed 30 games during 2011-12Cooper has been sidelined with a foot injury since a 98-67 loss at Florida State on Nov. 15. Needles is 32 of 87 from behind the arc, a team-leading 36.8 per cent clip. She is fourth on the team in scoring, averaging 8.4 points per contest. While spending a season on the sidelines, Needles developed an appreciation for Lewis determination. As a freshman in 2010, Lewis played in just 16 games, muddling through multiple leg injuries beShe suffered a stress fracture in her leg last season and received a medical redshirt. Just being a redshirt with [Lewis] last year was really hard seeing her having to sit twice, Needles said. Shes really grateful to be out on the court right now, and she is trying to bring her athletic ability. As the Gators marched toward the postseason in 2012, Lewis and Needles were joined by a common frustration with their inability to contribute on the court. The two often sat near each other on the bench, offering encour agement to one another and hoping for a chance to one day make You never are ready for an injury, Lewis said. Being injured two years in a row, you always are on the defense, always ready for something bad to happen. have the opportunity to help Flor ida. In a 77-72 victory against LSU on Sunday, UF lost senior forward Jennifer George, who suffered a dislocated right shoulder late in the second half. Lewis and Needles, along with Jaterra Bonds, responded by carryCarlie, Jaterra and Kayla ... were our core tonight, Butler said after the victory. They did a great job of sustaining this through a lot of different ups and downs, and thats important. Finally healthy, Lewis anticipates improvement individually and as a team. A lot of people have been excited to see me play and be healthy, Lewis said. This is just the tip of the iceberg. Im expecting a lot of myself, and I know my coaches and teammates are (as well). Contact Phillip Heilman at pheilman@alligator.org. LEWIS, WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 9, 2013 ALLIGATOR, 15 Ryan Jones / AlligatorGuard Kayla Lewis (22) drives the lane during Floridas 77-72 win against LSU on Sunday in the OConnell Center. Yeguete likely to replace Murphy in starting lineup tonightAlthough more than half of Caldwellbehind the arc this season, he has made tempts. Boynton said he and junior point guard Scottie Wilbekin will alternate defending Caldwell-Pope. Me and Scottie will try to pressure him a little bit and play help defense, Boynton said. Thats the main thing we have to do: make him take the tough twos. Offensive balance has been a problem for the Bulldogs this season. Caldwell-Pope is the only Georgia player to average double-digit points. The Bulldogs are riding a four-game es have come against unranked teams. They were losing to teams. I dont know how, Boynton said. Honestly, before this season, I thought theyd be good. So, I respect Geor gia. UF will not be at full strength in its revenge effort. Senior power forward Erik Murphy (fractured rib) is doubtful for tonights contest, Donovan said Monday. Junior forward Will Yeguete is the most likely candidate to occupy Murphys spot in the starting lineup. Yeguete missed last seasons meeting against the Bulldogs in Athens, Ga., with a fractured left foot, but the loss still resonates with him. Georgia gave us a hard time last year at their place, Yeguete said. I wish I could have been there, but we have to use that as motivation and play well against them. DEFENSE, SEC, Florida, Missouri are SECs only ranked teamsMurphy

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When history looks at Floridas 2012 season, coach Will Muschamp will undoubtedly be remembered as the Gators savior and deservedly so. In just his second year on the job, he brought a reeling college football superpower gutted and abandoned in 2010 by Urban Meyer back to prominence. A major factor in Floridas success is Muschamps commitment to special teams and the work of special teams coordinator D.J. Durkin. Before I continue, lets step back a bit. One of the keys to Meyers success at UF was his penchant for special teams. From 2005-2010, Florida was the scariest team in America on fourth downs and kickoffs. Kicking the ball to Brandon James was like sticking a fork in an electrical socket. You did it once, and it shocked the stupid out of you. The legs of Gators like Eric Wilbur, Joey Ijjas, Chas Henry and Caleb Sturgis came through on the rare occasions when Tim Tebow, Percy Harvin and the high-powered UF offense did not. When kicking and punting, the opposition battened down the hatches. A storm was coming. special teams, Florida blocked 26 punts Block preserved the Gators 2006 national title run. So when Durkin took over for Meyer as the special teams coordinator in 2010, expectations were unbelievably high and not at all tempered. But the former Bowling Green defensive end never wavered. He picked up right where Meyer left off. Gators special teams unit, Florida blocked 10 punts and kicks. Henry won the Ray Guy the Lou Groza Award in 2011. Andre Debose set a school record with three career kickoff returns for touchdowns. In 2012, the Durkin-directed unit reached new heights. Special teams won multiple games for the Gators this season. When Floridas offense struggled early in a 14-6 win against LSU on Oct. 6, punter Kyle Christy pinned the Tigers inside their own 10 three times. LSU went three and out on each possession, totaling only 14 yards on nine plays. In an intense tion, Christy gave UF a crucial edge. In a 44-11 blowout victory against South Carolina only two weeks later, three of Floridas four forced fumbles came on special teams plays. Loucheiz Purifoy made the special teams play of the year in Floridas 27-20 win against Louisiana on Nov. 10. Purifoy blocked a Ragin Cajuns punt that Jelani Jenkins recovered and returned 36 yards for the gamewinning touchdown with two seconds left in regulation. Purifoys blocked punt was one of the Gators Southeastern Conference-leading six blocks this year, marking the third straight season UF led the league in that category. four on special teams. passed over for an award he deserved. Even a terrible season did not stop Debose from upping his kickoff return touchdown record to four. Much was wrong with the way Meyer ran the program during his six-year tenure. But Durkin has done a great job implementing one of Meyers better coaching philosophies emphasizing and prioritizing special teams. Durkin told players before the season began that those not willing to play on special He used positions on special teams to reward effort and hard work. ally doing anything on special teams, its an honor, quarterback Jeff Driskel said on Oct. As long as Durkin is at Florida, the Gators can take great pride in their special teams. Contact Joe Morgan at joemorgan@alligator. org. With only 7 minutes of game time separating the Crimson Tide from a second consecutive national championship, A.J. McCarron and Barrett Jones were pissed. Alabama was facing 2nd-and-6 from its own 29-yard line and protecting a 28-point lead. With the play clock running down to about 3 seconds, Jones mistakenly paused to identify a Notre Dame shift. Behind him, McCarron lost his mind. He frantically signaled for a timeout a request that went Alabama for delay of game. McCarron then stomped over to Jones and shouted at him. Jones promptly shoved McCarron aside. On the sideline, coach Nick Saban was incensed. He cast his headset aside and turned red from the strain of screaming at a understand why a man moments from winning his third national title in four years was so upset. But the two facts arent unrelated. Alabama is on another level. Programs like Florida strive to emulate Sabans model, but each still has a long way to go. By a combination of attitude, talent and approach, the Crimson Tide is miles ahead of its nearest competition. The Gators are on the way, but a few critical faults are holding them back. Alabamas championship is the seventh in a row for the Southeastern Conference, but this isnt an SEC thing. The SEC doesnt have The Process, a Saban staple explored by Sports Illustrated as part of its 2012 college football preview edition. At its core, The Process is pretty simple. Every person in the Alabama organization has a strictly regule. Each of them is always focused solely on their next task the thing they can control. In general, controlling wins, losses and championships is impossible. Instead, the focus is working hard in everything you do and taking life one day at a time. The Process is a focus on just that, the process of doing what it takes to be successful, not the results. Now that the game is over, Saban plans to take 24 hours off before picking up right where he left off in recruiting, stringently following the 18-month calendar that details everything everyone in the organization needs to accomplish. The Process is a focus, a professional attitude and a lifestyle that comes Your Job. Saban adopted the motto from Bill Belichick and constantly preaches it to Alabamas players. In the south end zone meeting room in The Swamp, Florida coach Will Muschamp posted a sign bearing the same message. years at LSU and with the Miami Dolphins, Muschamp brought The Process to Florida. The evidence is everywhere. Like Saban, Muschamp run an aggressive 3-4. Both coaches have a blueprint for what players at every position should look like, down to size, character and the othBut a few steps remain. Florida was trailing Louisville 3010 with about 8:45 to go in the fourth quarter of the Sugar Bowl. On 2ndand-5 from UFs 12-yard line, Dominique Easley tackled Jeremy Wright for a loss of 1 yard. After the stop, Easley took the opportunity to yap into Wrights ear. Two Louisville possessions earlier, with UF still down 30-10, Michael Taylor tackled Wright for a gain of 1 on 2nd-and-6 from the Florida 20-yard line. After the stop, Taylor leaped to his feet to pump up the Neither play forced a punt, and both came more than 50 yards and eight plays into a Louisville drive. UF had nothing to celebrate. After Alabamas 42-14 dismantling of Notre Dame, linebacker Nico Johnson told ESPN that he was disappointed the Crimson Tide allowed a touchdown. After UFs loss in the Sugar Bowl, Sharrif Floyd was asked what hell remember most about his last collegiate game. Floyd said, laughing as he recalled the play that gave him an excuse with his chest puffed out even as less 20 points. Contrast that approach with Alabamas Jones and McCarron, who, playing with a comfortable lead in a much bigger game, needed to iron out the issue that led to a delay of game. Never mind that the Tide could have taken a delay of game every snap the rest of the way and still won comfortably, or that Jones and McCarron will never again play together. They needed to get it right, to prepare for the next task rather than dwell on what theyd accomplished. Thats the difference between Alabama and everyone else. While Alabama strives for perfection, Florida will celebrate being on the receiving end of the biggest upset in BCS bowl history. Maybe changing a teams attitude takes time. Or maybe Muschamp isnt even trying no evidence says a team cant win a title with an attitude, and Muschamp wouldnt be wrong to put his own emotional, trash-talking stamp on UF. But as Alabama continues to rack up titles and build a dynasty, maybe its fair to wonder if anything other than The Process is the wrong way to go. Contact Greg Luca at gluca@alligator.org. AP PhotoCenter Barrett Jones (75) and quarterback AJ McCarron argue during the fourth quarter of Alabamas 42-14 win against Notre Dame on Monday night in the BCS National Championship Game in Miami. 14, ALLIGATOR WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 9, 2013 Joe Morgantwitter: @joe_morgan Greg Lucatwitter: @gregluca END OF GREGULATION FIRE JOE MORGANMuschamp aiming to achieve Sabans process at Florida Special teams coordinator key to UFs turnaround season

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SEC schools six came from Kentucky. During the offseason, South Carolina hired Frank Martin, LSU hired Johnny Jones and Mississippi State traded Rick Stansbury for coach. The beginning of the departures for the SEC. Mis souri guard Michael Dixon was kicked off the team on Nov. 29 after two sexual as sault claims surfaced, and Florida forward Cody Lar son, who decided to transfer on Oct. 26. Still, the SEC started the season with Kentucky, Flor ida and Missouri ranked in the AP Poll. Now only the No. 11 Tigers remain. The Wildcats are unranked, dropping out ranking due partly to their ponents. The SEC began confer There are a lot of dif ferent elements that go into this right now that you have players plugged into differ ent roles and positions they have never been in before, Donovan said. It takes time for guys to adjust, get bet need to do and that is what the schedule is for: to con tinually get better. Florida begins SEC play tonight against Georgia at 7 in the OConnell Center. The Bulldogs have one of the worst records in the confer four SEC teams sitting at or Still, Donovan thinks its too soon to judge the SECs slow start. Im all for the resume and the whole body of work, Donovan said. But where that is some coaches and teams is, what about the improvement that a team makes over the course of a year? It is like people talking on Selection Sun day, Well, back in Novem ber they lost this really bad game. Well that was four months ago. The team could have gotten better. Contact Katie Agostin at kagostin@alligator.org.Lewis missed 30 games during 2011-12Cooper has been sidelined with cent clip. She is fourth on the team in scoring, averaging 8.4 points per contest. While spending a season on the sidelines, Needles developed an appreciation for Lewis determi nation. As a freshman in 2010, Lewis played in just 16 games, muddling through multiple leg injuries be She suffered a stress fracture in her leg last season and received a medical redshirt. Just being a redshirt with [Lewis] last year was really hard seeing her having to sit twice, Needles said. Shes really grate ful to be out on the court right now, and she is trying to bring her athletic ability. As the Gators marched toward the postseason in 2012, Lewis and Needles were joined by a common frustration with their inability to contribute on the court. The two often sat near each oth er on the bench, offering encour agement to one another and hop ing for a chance to one day make You never are ready for an in jury, Lewis said. Being injured two years in a row, you always are on the defense, always ready for something bad to happen. have the opportunity to help Flor ida. on Sunday, UF lost senior forward Jennifer George, who suffered a dislocated right shoulder late in the second half. Lewis and Needles, along with Jaterra Bonds, responded by carry Carlie, Jaterra and Kayla ... were our core tonight, Butler said after the victory. They did a great job of sustaining this through a lot of different ups and downs, and thats important. Finally healthy, Lewis antici pates improvement individually and as a team. A lot of people have been excited to see me play and be healthy, Lewis said. This is just the tip of the ice berg. Im expecting a lot of myself, and I know my coaches and team mates are (as well). Contact Phillip Heilman at pheilman@alligator.org. LEWIS, from page 13 ALLIGATOR, Ryan Jones / AlligatorGuard Kayla Lewis (22) drives the lane during Floridas 77-72 win against LSU on Sunday in the OConnell Center. Yeguete likely to replace Murphy in starting lineup tonight behind the arc this season, he has made tempts. Boynton said he and junior point guard Scottie Wilbekin will alternate defending Me and Scottie will try to pressure him a little bit and play help defense, Boynton said. Thats the main thing we have to do: make him take the tough twos. Offensive balance has been a problem is the only Georgia player to average dou es have come against unranked teams. They were losing to teams. I dont know how, Boynton said. Honestly, before this sea son, I thought theyd be good. So, I respect Geor gia. UF will not be at full strength in its revenge ef fort. Senior power forward Erik Murphy (fractured rib) is doubtful for tonights contest, Donovan said Monday. Junior forward Will Yeguete is the most likely candidate to occupy Murphys spot in the starting lineup. Yeguete missed last seasons meeting against the Bulldogs in Athens, Ga., with a fractured left foot, but the loss still reso nates with him. Georgia gave us a hard time last year at their place, Yeguete said. I wish I could have been there, but we have to use that as motivation and play well against them. DEFENSE, from page 13 SEC, from page 13Florida, Missouri are SECs only ranked teamsMurphy

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16, ALLIGATOR WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 9, 2013 Katie Agostin, Phillip Heilman, Shawn Janetzke, Greg Luca & Landon Watnick / Alligator Staff SEC HOOPS PREVIEW A lack of depth has plagued Texas A&M (10-3) in losses to Saint Louis and Southern. The Gators travel to College Station on Jan. 17 and will look to stop the Aggies top scoring option, senior Elston Turner, who averages 15.5 points per game. Coach Kevin Stallings hoped junior forward Rod Odom would develop into a consistent scorer this season but Odom has been inconsistent, averaging 9.6 points per game. So has Vanderbilt (6-6), which plays at Florida on March 6. The Bulldogs (5-7) struggled to overcome the loss of junior guard Jalen Steele, who fractured his right wrist in November. Steele returned Dec. 30 and should be healthy when Mississippi State plays at Florida on Feb. 9. Under new coach Frank Martin, the Gamecocks are off to a 10-3 start. Stopping South Carolinas leading scorer Brenton Williams, who averages 13.1 points per game, will be key when the Gators host the Gamecocks on Jan. 30. JUCO transfer Shavon Coleman leads the Tigers (9-2) with 14.1 points and 8.6 rebounds per game this season. Florida will travel to Baton Rouge to face LSU on Jan. 12. The Gators will take on the Bulldogs (6-7) in their SEC opener tonight at 7. Kentavious Caldwell-Pope, who led the charge in UGAs 76-62 upset victory against UF last year, is shooting 42.3 percent. transfers and turned them into a winner. The only player returning from last years rotation is point guard Phil Pressey, who leads the SEC with 7.2 assists per game. The Gators face the Tigers (12-2, 1-0 SEC) at home on Jan. 19 and on Feb. 19 on the road. John Calipari has continued tradition by again assembling one of the NCAAs youngest and most talented teams. Freshmen Nerlens Noel, Archie Goodwin, Alex Poythress and Willie The Gators host the Wildcats (9-4) on Feb. 12 and travel to Lexington on March 9. Five-star freshman Devonta Pollard hasnt had the impact he was expected to, but coach Anthony Grant always has the Crimson Tide (8-6, 0-1) playing solid defense, and leading scorer Trevor Releford has become a threat due to his improved three-point shooting. Florida hosts Alabama on March 2. Arkansas four losses this year came against formidable opponents (No. 2 Michigan, No. 7 Syracuse, Wisconsin, Arizona State). Behind guard BJ Young, who averages 17.7 points and 4.3 assists per game, the Razorbacks (9-4) should be one of the better squads in the SEC. Florida squares off against Arkansas in Fayetteville on Feb. 5 and at home Feb. 23. Jarnell Stokes is off to a fast start in his sophomore camforward averages 11.3 points and 7.5 rebounds per game. However, three of the Volunteers four losses came against unranked opponents. Florida faces Tennessee (8-4) in Knoxville on Feb. 26. Propelled by forward Murphy Holloway, who averages a double-double (15.8 points, 10.9 rebounds), Ole Miss (11-2) is off to its best start in three years. The Gators host the Rebels on Feb. 2. defeating their opponents by a margin of 25.3 points. Erik Murphys potential absence could hurt Florida in the early going of SEC play. Murphy averaged 12.1 points and 4.7 rebounds per game prior to suffering a fractured rib. Auburn (6-7) snagged a decent 78-72 win against Florida State on Jan. 2, but the undersized Tigers havent improved much since last years 15-win season. Florida faces Auburn on the road Feb. 16.